Management Team

Name : Vicki Rowe
Position : CEO
Description :

Vicki is Chief Executive Officer and oversees the entire organisation along with our Trustee Board. Vicki is responsible for all strategic plans and ensuring that they are turned into operational reality as well as supporting the Bureau Managers and other paid members of staff.

Name : Dan Burton
Position : Advice Service Manager
Description :

Dan is our Advice Service Manager. Dan oversees the running of our core service, projects and supports the Supervisors who manage our volunteers.

Name : Debbie Ely-Gillbanks
Position : Training Manager
Description :

Debbie is our training officer and is based in our Bideford office. She is responsible for recruiting and training our volunteers. Debbie trains gateway assessors and generalist advisers as well as specialist courses on subjects such as debt.

Debbie is also part of our Living Options Devon project, a CAB Devon project which is designed to support people with disabilities who are on benefits to enter back into work.  

Name : Caroline Sparke
Position : Finance and Projects Manager
Description :

Caroline is the Finance and Projects Manager.  She is responsible for the accounts and finances including payroll and oversight of all the projects as well as applying for new project funding.  She works closely with Vicki, Dan and Debbie as well as the project team to deliver our strategic plans.